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Re: Files Marked Damaged by Audit Volume

2004-04-08 17:33:52
Subject: Re: Files Marked Damaged by Audit Volume
From: Andy Carlson <andyc AT ANDYC.CARENET DOT ORG>
To: ADSM-L AT VM.MARIST DOT EDU
Date: Thu, 8 Apr 2004 16:32:49 -0500
Thanks for the explanation Andy - it makes sense.  I am doing the
auditing with FIX=YES, so we should get another backup.  I am hoping
this is not a very pervasive problem - I have not hit any other
"damaged" files yet.

On Thu, 8 Apr 2004, Andrew Raibeck wrote:

> Hi Andy,
>
> When a volume is audited with FIX=NO, damaged files are marked as such,
> but not deleted. In this case, damaged files are not automatically
> eligible for backup again just by virtue of being damaged. Consider the
> possibility that the "damage" could be temporary, such as if the drive on
> which the audit was performed was dirty; and that once the drive is
> cleaned, another audit will show the file as being fine.
>
> When a volume is audited with FIX=YES, then the damaged files will be
> deleted. If the damaged file is deleted AND it is the active version, then
> it will be eligible for backup the next time the client backup runs. If
> the damaged file is an INACTIVE version, then that by itself will not
> trigger another backup of the file (but of course the file could be backed
> up again if it has changed on the client system since the last time the
> file was backed up).
>
> Regards,
>
> Andy
>
> Andy Raibeck
> IBM Software Group
> Tivoli Storage Manager Client Development
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> If an active file is marked damaged by audit volume, is the file backed
> up at the next opportunity?
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> We have a situation where at least one tape that had undiscovered
> damaged files was copied to a copypool tape.  Those files are not
> recoverable at this time.  We are contemplating a full audit on all the
> volumes in the onsite pool, but need to know if the files marked damaged
> will be backed up again.
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> Thanks for any info.
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